Friday, 12 February 2016

Betting Game

by Heather M. O'Connor
Orca Book Publishers
216 pp.
Ages 10+
October 2015

Part of Orca Sports series, Betting Game deals with a young man who gets involved in betting against the soccer team whose academy he attends.

Reviewed here

Betting Game by Heather M. O'Connor

Uploaded on April 6, 2015 by Heather M. O'Connor to YouTube.

Friday, 5 February 2016

A Boy Asked the Wind

by Barbara Nickel
Illustrated by Gillian Newland
Red Deer Press
40 pp.
Ages 5-10
November, 2015

Reviewed here

A Boy Asked the Wind from Cynthia Nugent on Vimeo

Posted by Cynthia Nugent on Vimeo at on November 16, 2015.

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Punch Like a Girl

by Karen Krossing
Orca Book Publishers
240 pp.
Ages 12+
April 2015

Karen Krossing - Punch Like a Girl book trailer
Uploaded by Karen Krossing on January 7, 2015 to YouTube.

Swimming, Swimming

by Gary Clement
Groundwood Books
48 pp.
Ages 4-7
April 2015

Swimming, Swimming trailer

Uploaded by House of Anansi on March 26, 2105 to YouTube.

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Mad Miss Mimic

by Sarah Henstra
272 pp.
Ages 13+
Released May 5, 2015

Book trailer MAD MISS MIMIC 
Author Sarah Henstra talks about writing historical YA novel

Uploaded by Sarah Henstra on April 27, 2015 to YouTube.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

by Chieri Uegaki
Illustrated by Qin Leng
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-8

Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin Book Trailer

Uploaded by KidsCanPressMovies on August 5, 2014 to YouTube.

Saturday, 11 April 2015


by Alyxandra Harvey
Entangled Teen
224 pp.
Ages 12+
April, 2015

While I haven't read Red yet, this image on Alyxandra Harvey's website certainly has me intrigued.  What do you think?

Red by Alyxandra Harvey

Uploaded by Entangled Teen on March 5, 2015 to YouTube.